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Police: Guy told woman ‘I will chop you up on this train’ — then did just that

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Police are looking for a guy who slashed a woman with a sharp object on a Queens-bound 3 train on Tuesday night.

The 29-year-old victim told police she was traveling between the Atlantic Avenue and Eastern Parkway stops at 9:30 pm when a strange man approached her and hissed, “I will chop you up on this train.” The guy then did exactly that — hitting her with an unknown object wrapped in cloth and cutting her right hand, before fleeing, according to a report.

Police describe the guy as approximately 5-foot-9 and weighing around 175 pounds, with short, dark hair. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, green cap, green camouflage pants, and a backpack.

Authorities ask anyone with information about the guy to call (800) 577–8477, or submit tips by logging ontowww.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting 274637 followed by TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Lauren Gill at lgill@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2511. Follow her on Twitter @laurenk_gill
Updated 4:22 pm, January 27, 2016
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Reasonable discourse

Ernest from Bensonhurst says:
Oy! A Schvartze! Go figure!!!
March 9, 2016, 8:18 am
Schindler from Crown Heights says:
'...on a Queens-bound 3 train...'?
Great proof-reading and fact-checking:
the 3 runs from Brooklyn to Manhattan.
It makes no stops in Queens.
March 12, 2016, 10:15 am

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